Database administrator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Database administrator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $97,880
New Hampshire $96,400
Virginia $96,090
Utah $95,600
New York $94,460
Oregon $93,310
North Carolina $93,280
Texas $93,200
Rhode Island $92,410
Colorado $92,260
District of Columbia $92,100
Georgia $92,020
Iowa $90,540
Minnesota $90,100
Ohio $89,980
Delaware $88,750
Nevada $87,180
Florida $85,470
Missouri $84,610
Wisconsin $84,380
Nebraska $83,690
Michigan $82,710
Kansas $82,430
Illinois $80,835
Arizona $80,393
Maryland $80,310
Louisiana $80,020
Alaska $79,240
Tennessee $78,650
Kentucky $78,310
South Carolina $78,270
Alabama $78,114
New Mexico $76,370
Hawaii $76,334
South Dakota $75,880
Indiana $74,340
Maine $73,120
Vermont $72,990
Arkansas $72,980
Pennsylvania $70,483
Idaho $68,962
Mississippi $67,760
North Dakota $66,890
West Virginia $66,290
Oklahoma $66,270
Montana $62,850
Wyoming $55,330
Puerto Rico $45,310
New Jersey $110,150
Washington $109,030
California $101,240
Connecticut $100,180

How do database administrator salaries compare to similar careers?

Database administrators earn 6% less than similar careers in Montana. On average, they make less than software engineers but more than IT managers.

Career Median Salary
Software engineer salary $81K
Photonics engineer salary $82K
Informatics nurse specialist salary $72K
Systems analyst salary $72K
Distance learning coordinator salary $75K
Database administrator salary $63K
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Video game creative director salary $67K
Video game producer salary $67K
IT manager salary $67K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)